Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

Back in 2019, under the watch of Arts Etobicoke, and other partners, 33 murals were painted along a pre-existing noise wall near a section of the Finch West Light Rail Transit line.  A plan has been in place to remove the wall so work crews can deliver new bike lanes, widened sidewalks and a multi-use … Continue reading Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

The art of the line – How Toronto’s Crosstown LRT is adding creative touches to transit design

Many of the engineering and rapid transit features we often explore here, especially when it comes to the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project, are technical and mechanical. But there are also splashes of human artistry being added along the route. This week’s new images show the route is also a canvas of creativity. There’s … Continue reading The art of the line – How Toronto’s Crosstown LRT is adding creative touches to transit design

The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

It’s a work of art that caused a buzz recently on Reddit. Here’s one transit fan's artistic take on a GO train, in the style of Vincent van GO. We’re sorry, that should have read ‘Gogh’. Sure, we don’t know a lot about art. But including a tattoo idea we’ve never been brave enough to … Continue reading The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

Striking esthetics, and building progress, found in latest images of Crosstown’s Keelesdale station and light rail vehicle testing

As part of our continuing series of the latest photos from Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown transit project, we want to get a bit artsy, as we feature angles that are good enough to be put up on a wall. This is transit imitating art. We regularly bring you images of progress being made on Metrolinx’s many … Continue reading Striking esthetics, and building progress, found in latest images of Crosstown’s Keelesdale station and light rail vehicle testing